The Soulful Organisation

I’ve just been to an inspiring presentation at the RSA given by former management consultant Frederic Laloux who was talking about his book called Reinventing Organizations. He argues that many people intuitively believe that current management practices just aren’t working and that they are right and a big shift in how organisations work is about […]

More Resilient Cities

    What does it take to make cities resilient? In a thoughtful talk to the RSA Dr Judith Rodin, current president of the philanthropic Rockerfeller Foundation, summarised some of the findings of the foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities¬†project. In a nutshell she argues that cities¬†can’t plan effectively based on past events – which is what […]

The Government’s paradoxical approach to the climate

This week saw two significant climate change events. Firstly climate scientists from NASA and NOAA officially confirmed that 2014 was the hottest year on record. Most scientists now believe that the world is on track for warming of 4C or 5C by the end of the century – and nobody knows what sort of a […]